SLIPKNOT Played Sonic Temple Without CLOWN


Slipknot delivered an electrifying performance at Sonic Temple over the weekend, despite the absence of founding percussionist Shawn “Clown” Crahan. Frontman Corey Taylor explained during the show that Crahan had to miss the event due to complications from oral surgery. “Obviously, we are missing one of our brothers,” said Taylor. “Clown broke a tooth yesterday … Read more

MICK THOMSON Goes Over The Complicated Origins Of SLIPKNOT


Slipknot percussionist Shawn “Clown” Crahan recently clarified that he, bassist Paul Gray, and vocalist Anders Colsefni are the original three founding members of the band. Now, in an interview with Fishman Music, Slipknot guitarist Mick Thomson details how the band truly came together. Thomson explained that he, Gray, and Colsefni were initially part of a … Read more

Founding STAIND Drummer JON WYSOCKI Dead At 53

Jon Wysocki

Update: Staind has issued a heartfelt statement on the passing of Jon Wysocki, saying: “We first met Jon through mutual friends in 1994. We came together with Mike, Aaron, and Johnny April in 1995 and founded Staind. The 17 years that followed were some of the best memories of our times together. From practice in … Read more